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Brevard city, North Carolina

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Brevard city, North Carolina
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,926
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,926
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 7,680
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 7,744
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 7,609
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
14.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
30.9%
Female persons, percent
53.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
85.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,013
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 60.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $232,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,143
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $432
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $723
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,530
Persons per household, 2015-2019 1.94
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 79.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 2.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 89.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 82.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 91.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 35.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 13.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 48.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 46.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 36,383
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 138,309
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 235,770
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $31,215
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 19.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,213
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $27,898
Persons in poverty, percent
16.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 968
Men-owned firms, 2012 548
Women-owned firms, 2012 270
Minority-owned firms, 2012 124
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 770
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 117
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 749
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,486.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 5.12
FIPS Code 3707720
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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